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. the gop and their nominees mitt romney and congressman paul ryan feel the obama administration's policies have hurt the country's small businesses. on the stump, ryan has made it clear that they feel the president's handling of the economy and his health care plan have small businesses crying out for a change. >> more than half our jobs come from these small businesses. and what is the president doing? more regulations, more uncertainty, more borrowing, mar spending, more taxing. >> as the convention gets under way, we want to continue our series of "small biz sounds off," discussions with people who actually run those small businesses. evelyn anderson is the owner of asheville playgrounds in asheville, north carolina. we first introduced you to evelyn during one of our makeovers. gene marks, small business columnist for "the new york times," and brian cohen, chairman of new york angels and an entrepreneur yourself. thank you for joining me, all of you. >> good to be here. >> evelyn, i'd like to start with you. as we head into the conventions or as we're at the conventions, what are you h
to look away for this part. in swing state virginia president obama is up by two points. in swing state new hampshire, it's president obama up by five points. in swing state pennsylvania, it's president obama up by seven points. do we still call michigan a swing state? mitt romney supporters you can drop your hands from in front of your eyes here. the latest poll in michigan has mr. obama up by four in michigan. which is a lot less than the 12-point and 14-point leads the
obama's proposal that would provide tax relief to small businesses that are adding employees to the payroll, look, it's very difficult for a small company to add additional employees. and the t president's proposal helps in that direction. so the bill that we authorize under president obama's leadership will help small companies that are in the tech fields. so yes, particularly in helping them with the regulatory issues. we are moved that 1099 reporting requirement. the smaller companies particularly said that would have been overly burdensome on the health reform bills for under 10. there's no additional burdens in the affordable care act. >> so, senator, i want to ask you what we're asking a lot of people on the show and in the country over the next couple of months, which is do you feel small businesses are better off now than four years ago? >> i think small businesses are moving in the right direction. four years ago it was extremely uncertain as to whether they could survive. now they know they have a bright future ahead of them. the tools put in place have helped them
, absolutely. the president obama's proposal that would provide teammate to small businesses that are ad -- tax relief to small businesses that are adding employees to their payroll, it's additional to add employees. the president's proposal helps in that direction. the spir bill that we reauthorized under president obama's leadership will help small companies in the -- the tech fields. yes, i think this are -- and particularly helping them with the regulatory issues. you know, we removed that 1099 reporting requirement. the smaller companies particularly said that would have been overly burdensome on the health reform bills for under ten. there's no additional burdens under the affordable care act. yet they can take advantage of credits if they do provide benefit for their employee. we are mindful of the small companies. >> so senator, i want to ask you -- we're asking a lot of people on the show and in the country over the next couple of months, do you feel small businesses are pert off now than they were four years ago? >> i think small businesses are absolutely moving in the right direction
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